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Performing Arts – Drama

Year 7 Overview

Winter Term

Half -term 1: Where and how did Drama begin?
(Greek, Roman, Medieval Theatre – Early 16th Century)

Half -term 2: Shakespeare and comedy
(Comedy of Errors)

Year 8 Overview

Winter Term

Half – term 1: Commedia – dell’arte
(Mid-16th Century)

Half-term 2: Elizabethan Shakespeare
(Titus Andronicus)

Year 9 Overview

Winter Term

Half – term 1: Melodrama
(19th Century)

Half-term 2: Jacobean Shakespeare
(King Lear)

Year 10 Overview

Winter Term

Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts
(Learning aim A: Examine professional practitioners performance work)

Year 11 Overview

Winter Term

Component 2: Developing Sills and Techniques in the Performing Arts

Spring Term

Half – term 3: Historical & Social issues
‘The Village of Eyam’
(Bubonic plague)

 Half – term 4: Children’s Theatre and Theatre in Education
(Peter Pan)

Spring Term

Half – term 3: Historical and Social issues
‘ Covid 19 ’
( pandemic )

Half – term 4: Theatre in Education
(Gary New Love – underage drinking)

Spring Term

Half-term 3: Historical & Social Issues
(Manchester Arena Bombing 2017)

Half-term 4: Theatre in Education
(Michael Bigger – Mental Health)

Spring Term

Component 1: Exploring the Performing Ars
(Learning aim B: Explore the interrelationships between constituent features of existing performance material)

Spring Term

Component 3: Set Task
(Responding to a Brief)

Summer Term

Half-term 5: Silent Movie’s
(Charlie Chaplin)

 Half- term 6: The Early age of Musicals
(West Side Story)

Summer Term

Half – term 5: Theatre Practitioners
(Brecht)

Half-term 6: Musical Theatre in the 80’s
(Hairspray)

Summer Term

Half-term 5: Theatre Practitioners
(Stanislavski & Artaud)

Half- term 6: Musical Theatre Now
(Hamilton)

Summer Term

Component 2: Developing Skills and Techniques in the Performing Arts

Summer Term

Component 3: Set Task
(Responding to a Brief)

Year 7 Overview

Winter Term

Half -term 1: Where and how did Drama begin?
(Greek, Roman, Medieval Theatre – Early 16th Century)

Half -term 2: Shakespeare and comedy
(Comedy of Errors)

Spring Term

Half – term 3: Historical & Social issues
‘The Village of Eyam’
(Bubonic plague)

 Half – term 4: Children’s Theatre and Theatre in Education
(Peter Pan)

Summer Term

Half-term 5: Silent Movie’s
(Charlie Chaplin)

 Half- term 6: The Early age of Musicals
(West Side Story)

Year 8 Overview

Winter Term

Half – term 1: Commedia – dell’arte
(Mid-16th Century)

Half-term 2: Elizabethan Shakespeare
(Titus Andronicus)

Spring Term

Half – term 3: Historical and Social issues
‘ Covid 19 ’
( pandemic )

Half – term 4: Theatre in Education
(Gary New Love – underage drinking)

Summer Term

Half – term 5: Theatre Practitioners
(Brecht)

Half-term 6: Musical Theatre in the 80’s
(Hairspray)

Year 9 Overview

Winter Term

Half – term 1: Melodrama
(19th Century)

Half-term 2: Jacobean Shakespeare
(King Lear)

Spring Term

Half-term 3: Historical & Social Issues
(Manchester Arena Bombing 2017)

Half-term 4: Theatre in Education
(Michael Bigger – Mental Health)

Summer Term

Half-term 5: Theatre Practitioners
(Stanislavski & Artaud)

Half- term 6: Musical Theatre Now
(Hamilton)

Year 10 Overview

Winter Term

Component 1: Exploring the Performing Arts
(Learning aim A: Examine professional practitioners performance work)

Spring Term

Component 1: Exploring the Performing Ars
(Learning aim B: Explore the interrelationships between constituent features of existing performance material)

Summer Term

Component 2: Developing Skills and Techniques in the Performing Arts

Year 11 Overview

Winter Term

Component 2: Developing Sills and Techniques in the Performing Arts

Spring Term

Component 3: Set Task
(Responding to a Brief)

Summer Term

Component 3: Set Task
(Responding to a Brief)

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